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Kent Jones: Anticipating the forthcoming United States-Cuba trade boom

When the embargo with Cuba ends, it could result in a trading boom between the U.S. and one of its oldest allies.

Sally Pipes: Resolutions for a do-something Congress

If the new GOP-led Congress works steadily toward its goal of repealing and replacing Obamacare, it might just stick to its resolution — and become a "do-something" Congress on health care. Read more »

Jan. 18, 2015

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John Florez: State government needs to adopt modern policies

The Legislature needs to see that changes are in order for it to continue to carry out its mandate under current social and economic conditions, rather than those that existed when it was... Read more »

Jan. 17, 2015

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My view: Is Obama’s plan to pay for community college for all the best use of the money?

lowing editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday, Jan. 14: Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Michael Gerson: Modern science: Design of the divine?

The biographer Eric Metaxas recently made waves by arguing that modern science increasingly "makes the case for God." Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Martin Luther King's legacy: Recognition of past realities

Jan. 19, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, provides occasion for reflection as well as recognition. We honor his personal courage as well as political impact as catalyst for the civil rights revolution. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Greg Bell: The priceless value of a good education

A college educated person will, on average, earn tens of thousands of dollars over one with a high school graduation, and the difference between a high-school dropout is even larger. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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Charles Krauthammer: President doesn’t see terrorism entering new phase

President Obama is not admitting that terrorism is growing all around the world. Read more »

Jan. 16, 2015

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My view: Why police don’t aim for the legs

Have you ever wondered why police don’t try to shoot suspects in the legs or arms? Are police trained to kill? Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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My view: Public transit system needs to change before riders commit to using public transportation

We need to establish reliable, dependable public transit to all parts of our city at all hours before we can expect individuals to make the transition to using public transit. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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Jay Evensen: Raising gas taxes would be the wrong thing to do

Simply adding more of a bad thing won't make it good. And making gas taxes a sales tax would add volatility on top of ineffectiveness. Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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George F. Will: Keystone pipeline process reveals how little Obama knows outside of government

The process of planning the Keystone XL pipeline reveals how little President Barack Obama actually knows outside of government. He has gotten numerous facts wrong about the pipeline and how it... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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Dan Liljenquist: Battle cyber jihad by valuing freedoms

The only effective strategy we can employ to battle radical Islam is to value freedom; to vigorously defend our rights to speech, religion, and privacy; and to resist the temptation to trade our... Read more »

Jan. 15, 2015

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Susan Roylance: U.N. plans to transform all lives in next 15 years

The secretary-general of the United Nations issued a universal call to action to transform our world beyond 2015. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Dean Dinas: We should support GOED’s strategies, mission

The state Legislature should extend and expand operating and program funds for the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) for this fiscal year. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Richard Davis: Using correct party name restores civility, respect

We should use the name "Democratic Party" instead of "Democrat Party." While it may not seem like a big difference, using the correct legal name shows an effort to speak respectfully and restore... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Jay Evensen: Je suis Charlie? We are hypocrites

If we truly stand behind the Charlie Hebdo victims and their rights, we cannot do so halfway or agree only when murder is involved. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Robert J. Samuelson: Technicalities accomplish little in fixing big-picture budget issues

Republicans and Democrats find it easiest to argue over technical questions that, in the end, won't much affect the federal budget of over $17 trillion. Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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Kathleen Parker: Let's reserve our high dudgeon over Obama's Paris fail

The president made an error in judgment by not sending someone with a higher profile to join world leaders at a solidarity rally in Paris. … But I'm finding it difficult to embrace the... Read more »

Jan. 14, 2015

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It’s time to make lifestyle resolutions for better health

Save your money and instead establish healthy habits that will benefit you long-term. Too many of us are waiting for a quick-fix solution that will allow us to continue to live our current... Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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My view: Local outbreaks can be prevented with honest information about vaccines

Unfortunately there is a growing number of salesmen who use the tactic of scaring people out of vaccinations in order to sell their products. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Ralph Hancock: Charlie Hedbo and the meaning of freedom

The shocking events in France have reminded us that liberty needs to be defended. To do so we will one day have to recover some sense of what makes it sacred. Read more »

Jan. 13, 2015

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Michael Gerson: Dysfunction in both major American political parties

This is an underestimated source of dysfunction in American politics: The parties do not view themselves as losers, even when they lose. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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John Hoffmire: Why anti-poverty aid needs financial literacy

National Edition

Whether it relates to wealth accumulation, credit-card debt, or simply saving money for a rainy day, financial literacy around the globe is remarkably low. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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Robert Bennett: Republicans are on party probation

If Republican Congress members are seen as grownups in the next two years and pass meaningful bills, their brand will help their nominee. If they are seen as squabbling children who fight with each... Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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On second thought

A lighthearted look at current events. Read more »

Jan. 12, 2015

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